delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 21:48:58 +0000 Album reviews: Recent & Recommended for April Wed, 23 Apr 2014 17:13:32 +0000 By Peter Chianca More Content Now Life in a Blender, “We Already Have Birds That Sing” (Fang Records)
This NYC-based “chamber pop” band is aptly named: Their sound seems to blend vestiges of acts as diverse as Tom Waits, Cake, They Might Be Giants, Mojo Nixon and quite possibly Dr. Teeth and the Electric Mayhem. If that sounds like an odd mix, you’re right -- but darned if it [...]]]>
Album review: Hold Steady rocks sardonic on 'Teeth Dreams' Wed, 23 Apr 2014 15:09:01 +0000 By Peter Chianca More Content Now Harp & folk sons coming to Harmony Presents Sun, 20 Apr 2014 16:00:00 +0000      Improvisation, textural adventurousness and quality songwriting is the foundation of their combined songwriting; creating unique vibrations as world influences combine with Maeve’s purposeful harp playing. [...]]]> The Farr Side: Shakira’s 10th album is poised to dominate the charts Thu, 17 Apr 2014 11:11:49 +0000 By David T. Farr More Content Now The Colombian-born singer-songwriter is everywhere at the moment. You can find her all over the music charts, TV’s “The Voice,” and numerous commercials for products from teeth-whiteners, perfume and yogurt to Target stores.
Speaking of her prescription for success, she’s about to take “Medicine” to the country music charts.
Is there anything this woman can’t do? [...]]]>
Leroy Justice, Classic Rock for Modern Times to perform Mon, 14 Apr 2014 16:00:00 +0000      Jill Carletti, Managing Director of Harmony Presents calls their next band, Leroy Justice "a classic rock legend in the making, displaying the kind of songwriting and arranging skills that have characterized our favorite American rock bands from Neil Young & Crazy Horse to the Allman Brothers Band while filled with powerhouse grooves and [...]]]> Peter Chianca: Spinning into middle age on vinyl records Tue, 08 Apr 2014 13:18:28 +0000 By Peter Chianca More Content Now 1) It’s at least a marginally more respectable hobby for a grown man than collecting comic books, which I begrudgingly gave up in the ninth grade, because I figured I would eventually want to date.
2) I’m convinced that in the case of an apocalyptic development that left the world without power, I could rig up some sort of makeshift device to play records using an old bicycle and a [...]]]>
Video of the Day: Behind the scenes of Miley Cyrus's ELLE cover shoot Tue, 08 Apr 2014 16:30:00 +0000 Hot video: Behind the scenes of Miley Cyrus's ELLE cover shoot

Watch Miley dance, pose and yes, stick her tongue out, at her recent ELLE cover shoot.

Screen [...]]]> Video of the Day: Pharrell is happy to join 'The Voice' team Wed, 02 Apr 2014 17:37:35 +0000 Hot video: Pharrell is happy to join 'The Voice' team

Mega-producer Pharrell Williams will be the new coach on season 7 of "The Voice," replacing Cee Lo Green. Executive producer Mark Burnett said as one of the biggest and most current stars in music, Williams will fit the show perfectly.